Man arrested for death of 23-day-old son

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UPDATE: Jeremiah Thomas faces charges of first degree intentional homicide and is currently in the Brown County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

According to the criminal complaint, when Thomas was originally interviewed about the baby’s death he said he had accidentally suffocated his child while sleeping with him on Monday. When Thomas was told about the injuries the baby sustained, he continued to create different scenarios on how he may have injured the baby. Then when he was asked if he had accidentally caused the death of his child, he said yes.

The autopsy showed that the death was created by multiple blunt force traumas and injuries to the head, chest, torso, and lower extremities, as well as swelling on the brain.

Thomas is expected to be in court on February 8.


A man is behind bars after being charged in the death of his 23-day-old son.

Jeremiah Thomas, 31, was arrested for second degree reckless homicide on Tuesday in connection to the death in Green Bay. 

Commander James Runge with the Green Bay Police Department says an autopsy completed on Tuesday in Dane County shows that the baby was abused. 

This is a developing story, stay with Local 5 for updates. 

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